From Early Years to Key Stage 4 and beyond, the National Science and Media Museum provides stunning opportunities to learn about the principles of light and sound and the science behind photography, film and television.
Inspire your class with our exciting interactive science shows, workshops and galleries, or experience a 3D documentary in our spectacular IMAX cinema—the biggest screen in the region.
Enchanted Wood storytelling show
Discover the mystery of the Cottingley fairies in this storytelling adventure for early years and KS1.
Learn about different types of animation, make clay models, and work in groups to create your very own animation.
IMAX 3D: Dream Big
Explore how engineers push the limits of innovation in unexpected and amazing ways.
IMAX 3D: A Beautiful Planet
Explore the impact of humanity on the planet Earth with stunning footage captured by astronauts aboard the International Space Station.
IMAX 3D: Born to be Wild
Journey into the jungle and across the savannah, follow orphaned orang-utans and elephants, and meet the extraordinary people who care for these incredible animals.
IMAX 3D: Mysteries of the Unseen World
An exploration of phenomena that can’t be seen with the naked eye. Discover hidden worlds that are all around you.
IMAX 3D: Walking with Dinosaurs
Experience a year in the life of hundreds of dinosaurs as they face the challenges of a changing world.
IMAX 3D: Space Station
Prepare for lift-off with the first 3D live-action film to be shot in space. Travel 220 miles above Earth and learn the amazing story behind the International Space Station.
Take a journey through the history of photography. Step into a 19th century portrait studio, see hundreds of incredible objects from our collection, and watch the world’s first moving colour film.